Boscolo Astoria is a luxury 4-star hotel offering refined accommodation in the heart of Florence. It boasts free Wi-Fi, a magnificent rooftop terrace and an excellent location close to the Basilica di San Lorenzo and Basilica di Santa Maria Novella.
San Lorenzo is a prestigious market district surrounding the historic Basilica di San Lorenzo, burial place of the Medici family. Nearby places of interest include the magnificent Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo), with its landmark dome engineered by renowned architect Filippo Brunelleschi. Santa Maria Novella train and bus station is located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular Florence destinations.
The hotel is housed in two historic palazzos formerly belonging to noble Florentine families. It was in one of these buildings, Palazzo Gaddi, that the great English author John Milton wrote his masterpiece, Paradise Lost.
## Leisure Facilities
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises.
Superior rooms are 22sqm and elegantly decorated in a typical Florentine style. Amenities include air-conditioning, a TV, safe, mini-bar and an en-suite bathroom.
## Restaurant and bar
Palazzo Gaddi Restaurant boasts refined surroundings and serves an excellent menu that combines Mediterranean dishes with nouvelle cuisine. Agora Wine Bar offers the finest Tuscan wines in a lively setting, while the elegant Arrighetti Lounge allows for a moment of quiet indulgence in the presence of original 15th-century frescoes. Guests can also relax with a drink on the magnificent rooftop terrace whilst admiring spectacular views of the Duomo.
## Other Information
The hotel has a 24-hour reception.
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